Vehicle data sheet


ZIL 131 (close version)


Manufacturer: , Soviet Union

Soviet Union
Type: Trucks Weight: 6.7 t
Produced: 1967 Size: Length 7.04 m, Height 2.97 m
Number built: 1000000 Engine: Gasoline, 115 HP
Crew: 3 Speed: 80 km/h


The layout of the Zil-131 is conventional, with the engine at the front, fully enclosed two-door all-steel cab in the centre and the cargo area at the rear, consisting of a wooden platform with metal fittings and a hinged tailgate. The platform has recesses for the bows and hinged bench seats are provided down either side of the platform.Main improvements of the Zil-131 over the earlier Zil-157 can be summarised as increased load-carrying capacity, more powerful engine, power steering, shorter wheelbase, waterproof ignition and the Central Tyre Inflation System (CTIS). The front axle is engaged automatically when the driver selects first gear and the driver can also engage the front axle manually when in second gear.The vehicle is used for transporting cargo or personnel and as a prime mover for towing artillery such as the 122 mm D-30 howitzer. A 4,500 kg capacity winch is fitted and standard equipment includes a cab heater and an engine pre-heater.

ID Vehicle name Category Condition Available for rent Available for sale Location
MT000218 ZIL 131 (boxed version) Trucks intact, operational Available Available Budaörs
MT000219 ZIL 131 (boxed version) Trucks parts missing, dysfunnctional Available Available Budaörs